Warm Chocolate Fudge Sauce

Makes 1 1/2 cups
  • Active time: 15 min
    Total time: 15 min
This is the easiest hot fudge sauce ever. You’ll be glad to know that it firms up to that chewy fudge consistency on contact with ice cream, just as you expect hot fudge sauce to do!
Published in Gourmet Live 06.13.12


  • 3/4 cup heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup light corn syrup
  • 8 ounces bittersweet (60% cacao) chocolate, chopped


  • Bring cream and corn syrup to a simmer, stirring, then remove from heat. Add chocolate and stir until it melts and sauce is smooth. Serve warm.


  • Sauce can be made 5 days ahead and chilled, covered. Reheat over low heat, stirring, and thin slightly with water, if necessary.
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